WHL East Rookie of the Year (1986)
Traded to Ottawa by New Jersey for future considerations, September 3, 1992. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, December 3, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Utah (IHL), August 18, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Chicago Wolves (IHL), August 22, 2000. Traded to Utah (IHL) by Chicago Wolves (IHL) for the loan of Eric Houde, January 8, 2001.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp